[CentOS] Centos as a file storage/backup destination (Advice)

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Sun Nov 8 19:22:49 UTC 2009


Craig White wrote:
> agreed but I am not a fan of RAID-5 any more because it is so slow.
> Suggest RAID 10/0+1
>   

generally, I'd agree, but for bulk storage like a backup server, the 
drive count gets kind of higher.

http://www.supermicro.com/products/chassis/3U/936/SC936E1-R900.cfm   
would be the way to go then.   I'd probably use one raid1 of 2 drives 
for the OS and software, then 12 as a raid 0+1 and 1-2 hot spares




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